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Fishing Measures

By Daniel Banoub
Categories: History

Fishing Measures investigates the introduction and development of fisheries science to Newfoundland’s saltfishery between the 1880s and 1930s. It demonstrates a shift in fishing expertise and authority ...

Food Futures

Over the centuries, people living in Newfoundland and Labrador have demonstrated remarkable resourcefulness in order to reap the bounty of both sea and land. However, despite renewed interest in traditional ...

Cows Don't Know it's Sunday

Before 1950, the greatest number of Newfoundland farmers lived in the St. John's area. They and the townsfolk were interdependent, with the farmers providing meat, poultry, garden and dairy products to ...

Rough Food

"Rough food is your staples, your Winter's diet. The things you got in the Fall to see you through 'til Spring. "

Rough Food details how and why northern Newfoundlanders have lived off the land, as unyielding ...

Predictions Under Uncertainty

Gomes, a biologist, draws on a study of commercial fish assemblages on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland to illustrate how uncertainty about the structure of ecological models confounds attempts to predict ...

Sea Change

Sea Change is an anthropological account of Burra, a small fishing island in Shetland, the northernmost part of the British Isles. Over the centuries the people of Burra have adapted their economic and ...